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April 2018


2018 Spring BFA Exhibition

April 25May 12

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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On view: April 25 – May 12 Reception: Saturday, May 12 following Commencement, 11am – 1pm Works by 2018 Spring BFA graduates are on view in the Rust Hall galleries.

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RECEPTION 2018 Spring MFA Shows: Darcie Beeman-Black and Li Chen

April 27 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Tom Johnston Gallery at Faiers House,

148 N. Tucker St.

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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On View: April 19 – 28 Reception: Friday, April 27 from 6 – 8pm Perspective is Reality: Works by Darcie Beeman-Black will be on view in the ArtsMemphis Gallery in the Easterwood House at 156 N. Tucker. Each piece in Beeman-Black’s show utilizes multiple viewpoints to portray different understandings of space, light, form, and color. The use of geometry, pattern, and repetition disguise the space with recognizable forms. Beeman-Black explains: “This body of work addresses both the observer and the wearer…

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Human Flow Screening and Livestream Q&A with Ai Weiwei

April 29 @ 1:30 pm5:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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In partnership with World Relief, MCA will be hosting a free public screening of Ai Weiwei’s film Human Flow on Sunday, April 29 at 1:30pm. Hundreds of universities and organizations across the country will be viewing the simultaneous screening of Human Flow, followed by a webcast Q&A with Ai Weiwei live from the University of Chicago. Mr. Ai will be taking questions from screening audiences across the country. This event is free and open to the public. It will be…

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May 2018


Barcelona Exhibition

May 5June 3

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Picture in front of Salvador Dali’s house in Port Lligat, Catalonia, Spain  In March, MCA students, faculty, alumni and friends traveled to Barcelona, Spain to submerge themselves in the art, architecture, and culture that the area has to offer. Upon returning, participants have developed these experiences into artwork for an exhibition. On view: May 5 – June 3, 2018 Reception: May 11, 2018, 5-7pm Participating artists: Kendal A Foster Hayden Ashley Hester Crystal A Rhodes Beau Sanders Noah E Simon Julianna…

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We Rise: The Final Biennial Alumni Exhibition

May 26July 15

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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MCA’s final Biennial Alumni Exhibition is on view now through July 15 at the iconic heart of our campus, Rust Hall in Overton Park. We will hold a cocktail reception, celebration, and award ceremony on Friday, July 13 from 6-9pm. The exhibit and celebration honor the continuing impact our alumni have on our hometown and around the world. At the reception, awards will be given for Best in Show as well as First and Second Runners Up.   The exhibition…

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June 2018


dreamESCAPES: Works by O. Gustavo Plascencia

June 8July 29

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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On view: June 8 – July 29 Reception: June 9, 5-7pm Facebook Event dreamESCAPES is a series of imagined, constructed landscapes of famous cities, iconic places, and sometimes rural, non-descriptive corners of the world. The disappeared, the lost, and the wished collide in these imagined landscapes. Many of the stories depicted are metaphors of family secrets, personal struggles, dreams, and shared experiences – both in public and private places. All of the images investigate of the duality – and sometimes…

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Reception: dreamESCAPES

June 9 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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On view: June 8 – July 29 Reception: June 9, 5-7pm dreamESCAPES is a series of imagined, constructed landscapes of famous cities, iconic places, and sometimes rural, non-descriptive corners of the world. The disappeared, the lost, and the wished collide in these imagined landscapes. Many of the stories depicted are metaphors of family secrets, personal struggles, dreams, and shared experiences – both in public and private places. All of the images investigate of the duality – and sometimes conflict –…

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July 2018


We Rise: The Final Biennial Alumni Exhibition Celebration

July 13 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  MCA’s final Biennial Alumni Exhibition is on view now through July 15 at the iconic heart of our campus, Rust Hall in Overton Park. We will hold a cocktail reception, celebration, and award ceremony on Friday, July 13 from 6-9pm. The exhibit and celebration honor the continuing impact our alumni have on our hometown and around the world. At the reception, awards will be given for Best in Show as well as First and Second Runners Up.   The…

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2018 Summer Art Camp Showcase and Reception

July 29 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Don’t miss our fun & fabulous Summer Art Camp Showcase! Our instructors will select artwork from each camper to display in our Main Gallery. Families are invited to view the show at any time, but a reception in honor of our young artists will be held at the close of the exhibition on Sunday, July 29th 2:00-4:00pm. We hope you can attend. Check out a sneak peek below! If you attend the closing reception, you may take your artist’s work…

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August 2018


Horn Island 34 Reception

August 25 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Don’t miss this beloved exhibit now in its 34th year. Horn Island 34’s artwork is the outcome of an annual trip by MCA students, faculty and alumni to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. This year, despite storms and bad weather, participants made the excursion, immersing themselves in the relative isolation and primitive conditions of the undeveloped island. Come see the amazing artistic outcomes of those experiences. The reception is free and open to…

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